Armenia Wins against Turkey and Takes Lead Followed by India Print
Sunday, 17 August 2008 09:41

Three rounds of World Under-16 Chess Olmypiad being held between 16-25 August in Mersin, have been concluded after which where Armenia took the lead by grounding down Turkey-A with a 3-1 win. Armenia has 10.5 points followed by India having 9.5 points. India defeated  the top seeds Russia with a heavy 3.5-0.5 win Turkey followed by a 3-1 win over Azerbaijan  led by GM Eltaj Safarli. Philippines led by the highest rated player of the event GM Wesley So and Georgia drew and have 9.5 points. Turkey-A has 8.5 points and at the fifth place.  There are totally 125 players from 19 different countries and an aggregate of 27 teams participating. IThe coverage of the event is going to be available from the official website.

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